You Are Never Too Old to Start a Business

Every now and then I feel the constraints of time.  On good days, it spurs me to get going.  On rough days, it makes me wonder, “Do I have enough time?  Am I too old to dream so big?”

Then, I call Earl.  Earl Fultz entered and WON $25,000 in the Wells Fargo Works Project Contest. Whoohoooo! […]

By |March 20th, 2015|Setting Sight, Wells Fargo Works Project Contest|0 Comments

5 Tips for Getting Your Business Questions Answered

I opened this e-mail the other day,

“Hi Ellen!  Quick question.  I want to sell my business.  How much is it worth?”

A great question.  However, not a quick answer!  :)  And not one I could answer in an email.  My challenge is to start a meaningful conversation with someone who may need my help.  I aim to […]

By |March 4th, 2015|Consulting|Comments Off

Balance and Breathe

When I present a seminar, I aim to bring lots of energy and information to the good folks who attend.  Sometimes, the energy can fade, so I will incorporate an exercise to re-charge the room.  Recently, I did an exercise that illustrated the absolute best business or coaching tip I have in my toolbox.  Thought I should […]

By |February 10th, 2015|Productivity, Training|Comments Off

Here are Some Helpful Tips for Tax Time

Dreading tax time?  Take a deep breath, and reconsider.  Tax season can be a terrific opportunity to ramp up your business and profitability.  As you assemble your financial information, block out some time to…

Clean up the accounting.  Like the back of a service truck, the accounting can get messy.  Extra accounts and rogue transactions.  Work with your bookkeeper and accountant and […]

By |January 29th, 2015|Accounting, Business Planning|Comments Off

3 Surprising Things That TOP Entrepreneurs Do Differently

I get all fired up reading about cool, inspiring people who live interesting lives and create profitable businesses.  We hear a lot about their hard work.  But I’m not buying it.  Here’s what I’ve noticed they do instead…
1. They don’t work that hard.
Super successful entrepreneurs work less hard than they used to – and than we do! – and get […]

By |January 13th, 2015|Entrepreneur|Comments Off